Rock n’ Roll Dallas 2015 re-cap

Since I never got my New Orleans full recap up, I figured I’d better get busy on this one ASAP! This race was a different one for me, in a good way. It’s so fun to be there when your friends hit their goals they work soooo hard to achieve! Ally went with me to […]

Weekly run-down

Last week was finally a full week of running and getting to the gym. No snow, no ice, not much sunshine either. But hey, we need the rain. It’s sunny here today though! Training last week: Sunday: Gym day Monday: Rest day Tuesday: Track, 4×1 mile repeats, 8 miles including warm up and cool down, […]

2014: My year in racing {link-up}

Thanks to Montana over at Pretty Lil Mudder for hosting this link up!   Here is my run down of racing this year! Most Scenic Course: Dallas Marathon, this course went all over Dallas. There was always something to see. Lots of pretty houses, Greenville Avenue, White Rock Lake, Highland Park Fire Station had a […]

Marathon Monday: training update #3

It’s a rainy Monday morning here. I got woken up about 5AM to some crazy lightning, thunder and then a hail and rain storm. We need the rain badly, but I can do without the hail hitting the house and cars. Oh, how I love to sleep in on days like this too! Less than […]

Weekly recap

I’m starting to get more in a routine again. Moving is hard work and it gets in the way of running, that’s for sure. We are still house hunting and hope to get settled soon. It has been hard getting used to the humidity and not feeling like I suck at running.  But, I do […]

Goals, weekend and training update

We had a fairly calm weekend compared to what they’ve been recently. I didn’t have anywhere I had to be on Saturday except to run. I got 7 miles in, struggled, but it got done. Caught the last half of Ally’s softball practice, caught up on laundry and a little cleaning. Ally decided to clean […]

Find your strong: Patriot Half Marathon recap

This race is in my blood it seems. I know how tough it is, but I love it because it was my first half.  I set out to run this race and get a PR. I have been training toward that goal and I know I have it in me. That being said, I did […]

13 in 2013 race recap

I completed (plus one) the 13 in 2013 race challenge! My races this year: January: Moms Run This Town Winter Virtual 10k February: Cowtown 5k Cowtown Half Marathon March: Jones Jag Jog 5k Tap N’ Run 4k Rock N’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon Heart of Heath 5k April: March for Babies Virtual 5 miler Green […]

Half Marathon tips for Beginners

I am not a trainer or a coach, I’m just sharing what worked for me. Compared to a lot of runners I’m still a beginner too! Most of these tips will apply for any length race you choose. When I started running I wasn’t even sure I’d be able to run a 5k, let alone […]

Patriot Half and a shiny PR!

I DID IT! I got my sub-2 hour half marathon! As I’m writing this, I’m still waiting on official results but it should be between 1:57 and 1:58. I could not be happier! This race marks the 1 year anniversary of my first half marathon and will always hold a special place in my heart. […]